Whitchurch Common

Common land located in Whitchurch, West Devon, Devon.


Located E of Moortown on west Dartmoor, 4 km E of Tavistock.


Disputed and part excluded. There is one claim to a right of way. HRH Prince Charles, as Duke of Cornwall and Lord of Manor of Ludford, has granted a quarrying license for the part of common he owns.

Part owned by The Duchy of Cornwall. Remainder owned by one privateowner.

Final.Owners registered by application.


Sheep, cattle and horses.

Turbary (80) Common in Soil (65) Straying (165)

Cross refs. contd. 192, 193, 194 and 210. Oneprovisional entry to be referred back to the Commons Commissioner, as omitted from decision.


  • B roads
  • Minor roads
  • Footpaths

Other Notes

National Park - Dartmoor


Land Data

Common Land Name Whitchurch Common
County Devon
District West Devon
Parish Whitchurch
TVG Reg # 85
Authority Devonshire
Area 482.6 hectares / 1,192.53 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 201
OS 100km Grid Square SX57
Easting 2540
Northing 750
OS Grid Ref 254000,75000
Min Contour 250
Max Contour 440
Median Elevation 345



Data recorded July, 1984.

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